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William Armstrong

June 6, 1954


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William Armstrong


William Armstrong (born June 6, 1954) is a Canadian actor who played Lydecker in the extended Special Edition of Aliens. Aliens was Armstrong's first film role. Other notable films he has appeared in include La Vie en Rose (2007) and The Dark Knight (2008). Aside from his work in film, Armstrong has had an extensive career in British television.


Year Title Notes
1986 Aliens[1]
The American Way With Al Matthews
1987 Hope and Glory
1996 Lazarus
2001 The Fourth Angel
The Point Men
2004 Out of Season
2005 Derailed
7 Seconds With Deobia Oparei
A Sound of Thunder
2006 The Wind That Shakes the Barely
2007 Le Vie en Rose With Jan Pavel Filipenský
2008 The Brøken
The Dark Knight With Vincenzo Nicoli


  1. Armstrong's appearance in Aliens was cut from the theatrical release, but later reinstated in the extended Special Edition